La Canasta Mexican Food Products, Inc., home of My Nana's® Best Tasting Products is committed to giving back to our communities. We work to promote child welfare and educational opportunities in our state of Arizona and have been recognized for providing leadership in the minority owned business community. Read more below about our community involvement and some of the honorary recognitions we’ve received.
Joining hands in a Special Partnership to support the Mission and Purpose of the Alzheimer's Association for all those affected by Alzheimer’s and Dementia. La Canasta Tortillas — proud home of My Nana's® Best Tasting has joined the Alzheimer’s Association sharing their vision: A world without Alzheimer’s.
Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of Dementia through the promotion of brain health. La Canasta Mexican Food Products will donate an annual contribution of $10,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association. To learn more about the Alzheimer’s Association, visit http://www.alz.org.
My Nana's® Best Tasting has been the title sponsor of the Arizona Bleeding Disorders Salsa Challenge since 2007. It is a statewide culinary festival showcasing the #1 condiment in the United States…Salsa! My Nana's® Best Tasting Salsa Challenge is one of Arizona’s premier community events.
Join us for live music, fun, My Nana's® Best Tasting Tortilla Chips, Fresh Hot Buttered Tortillas and SALSA! Every year over 75 professional and amateur chefs are on site, preparing fresh salsa and competing for a fabulous grand prize. Salsa Challenge categories include individual, restaurant, and business. The event also features a 5k and margarita mix off. Proceeds from the challenges benefit the Arizona Bleeding Disorders. For more information visit www.salsachallenge.com
Founded in 1967, St. Mary’s is the world’s first food bank. The idea came to founder John van Hengel when he was volunteering at St. Vincent DePaul, serving dinner to those in need. Today, St. Mary’s Food Bank is one of the largest food banks in the United States, and proud of the impact it has had on Arizona—and the world. www.firstfoodbank.org
La Canasta has been awarded the Hunger Heroes Award for several years now recognizing the generous monthly donation of tortillas made to St. Mary’s Food bank.